Effect of Liquid. Culture of Coriolus versicolor on Lipid Metabolism, Protein Level and Enzyme Activities in Rats

운지버섯 균사체 배양액이 성장기 흰쥐의 지질대사, 단백질 농도 및 효소활성에 미치는 영향

  • 고진복 (신라대학교 생명과학과) ;
  • 최미애 (양산대학 식품가공제과제빵과)
  • Published : 2004.03.01


The effects of liquid culture of Coriolus versicolor on the body weight gain, lipid metabolism, protein levels and enzyme activities were studied in growing male rats. Sprague-Dawley rats were divided into four groups; control group (C. versicolor free water), 10%, 20% or 30% C. versicolor groups (10%, 20% or 30% C. versicolor in water) according to the levels of C. versicolor supplementation. The rats were fed ad libitum each of the experimental beverage for 5 weeks. The body weight gain, food intake, food efficiency ratio, and organ weight of the all C. versicolor groups were similar to those of the control group. There were no differences in the concentrations of triglyceride, total cholesterol, HDL-cholesterol, total protein and albumin, and the activities of GOT, GPT, and alkaline phosphatase of the serum among the experimental groups. However, the atherogenic index of the 30% C. versicolor groups were significantly lower than those of the control group, and the serum HDL-cholesterol/total cholesterol ratio increased.


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